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Flybondi Plane makes Tail Strike in Argentina

Flybondi flight FO-5450 made a hard landing on Cataratas del Iguazú International Airport, Argentina, on July 15th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying from Las Heras, Argentina, had a tail strike while landing on the runway.

The plane sustained minor damage.

No injuries were reported.

Air Europa Plane makes Safe Landing in Spain after Bird Strikes

Air Europa flight UX-1040 made a safe landing at Adolfo Suárez Madrid–Barajas Airport, Madrid, Spain, on April 30th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying from Fiumicino, Italy, was about to land when it suffered multiple bird strikes.

The aircraft sustained minor damage.

All people aboard remained unhurt.

Air France Plane Over-runs Runway in France

Air France flight AF-7498 over-ran the runway at Biarritz Pays Basque Airport, Biarritz, France, on September 23rd.

The Airbus A320-200 flying from Paris Orly, France, went off the runway and had to be disabled.

The plane sustained minor damage.

No one was injured, however, the passengers had to remain inside the plane for at least an hour.

Pilot Injured After Small Plane Crashes in West Jordan, Utah

A small plane crashed in field in West Jordan, Utah, on August 24th.

The plane went down shortly after taking off from South Valley Regional Airport. Authorities said it struck multiple power lines and sparked a small grass fire.

The pilot, who was the only one aboard, sustained minor injuries. He was taken to a hospital.

Swiss International Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Switzerland

Swiss International Airlines flight LX-1019 had to make an emergency landing in Zurich, Switzerland, on August 1st.

The Airbus A319-100 plane flying from Dusseldorf, Germany, was descending toward Zurich when the crew noticed minor brakes issues and requested emergency assistance.

The plane landed uneventfully. All thirty-three passengers aboard remained safe.

Ryanair Plane Over-Runs Runway in Romania

Ryanair flight FR-314 over-ran the runway at Henri Coand? International Airport, Romania, on July 25th.

The Boeing 737-800 flying from Berlin, Germany, had landed safely but over-ran the end of the runway; displaced and damaged the runway end light.

The plane landed minor damage.

All 183 people aboard remained safe.

Bird-Hit Saudi Arabian Airlines Plane Makes Safe Landing in Cairo

Saudi Arabian Airlines flight SV-311 made a safe landing following a bird strike in Cairo, Egypt, on June 30th.

The Airbus A330-300 plane flying from Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, was on final approach to Cairo when a bird hit it.

The plane continued for a safe landing. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

The plane sustained minor damage to the radome.

American Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing due to Burning Smell

American Airlines flight AA-5559 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Selma, Alabama, on June 21st.

The plane heading from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Virginia, was diverted after burning smell was noticed in the cabin and cockpit.

The plane landed safely. There were sixty-five passengers aboard at the time; two of them were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

China Eastern Airlines Plane Hits Severe Turbulence; 26 Injured

China Eastern Airlines flight MU-774 encountered severe turbulence on the way to Kunming, China, on June 18th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane was flying from Charles de Gaulle Airport, France, when it hit severe turbulence that injured twenty-six passengers.

The plane continued for a safe landing.

Authorities said four passengers suffered serious injuries while twenty-two others received minor injuries. They were taken to hospitals.

Small Plane Crashes Near Franklin Airport, VA

A small plane crashed near Franklin Municipal–John Beverly Rose Airport in Virginia, on December 10th.

The plane had just taken off from the airport when the pilot reported engine issues and decided to return.

However, the aircraft could not make it back to the airport and went down around 100 yards off Route 258.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot Linda Mathias, 75, and passenger Paul L. Ruehrmund, 69. Both of them sustained minor injuries in the incident and were taken to Southampton Memorial Hospital.

SkyWest Plane’s Nose Gear Collapses on Landing in San Antonio

SkyWestSkyWest Airlines flight 5588 made an emergency landing in San Antonio, Texas, on December 4th.

The plane took off from Houston, Texas, and was on final approach to Monterrey, Mexico, when the crew reported an unsafe gear indication and decided to divert.

The aircraft’s nose gear collapsed upon landing in San Antonio.

One passenger sustained a minor injury in the accident.

Military Chopper Crashes in Nigeria

A military helicopter crashed in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria, on November 24.

According to sources, the Augusta AW101 Chopper had landed but it suddenly moved up again and tumbled.

There was only one person aboard, who sustained minor scratches.

The incident remains under investigation.

Small Plane Crashed at Eureka Municipal Airport

A small plane crashed at the Eureka Municipal Airport in Greenwood County, Kansas, on November 4th.

The plane was attempting to the land at the airport when it crash-landed and came to stop on its top.

There were two people aboard at the time, including the pilot George Douglas, 69, and his passenger Lawrence Stapleton, 55. Authorities said Douglas remained uninjured, however, Stapleton sustained minor injuries.

GoJet Plane Blows Tire on Landing in Austin

GoJetGoJet flight UA-4540 blew a tire while landing in Austin, Texas, on October 12th.

The plane was coming from Denver, Colorado, when one of the main tires burst during landing.

Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

The incident resulted in minor damage to engine and flaps.

Light Plane Crash Lands in Western Australia after Losing Power

A two-seater light plane crash landed on to a service road near Muirs Highway in Mount Barker, Western Australia, on September 5th.

The RV9 lost all its power while the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing and hit the trees before crash landing.

The pilot and his wife were rescued with minor injuries.

The crash remains under investigation.

United Airlines Plane Diverts to Ireland due to Severe Turbulence

new-united-logoUnited Airlines flight UA-880 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Shannon Airport, County Clare, Republic of Ireland, on August 31st.

The Boeing 767-300 en-route from Houston, Texas, to London, England, encountered severe turbulence over Atlantic Ocean, prompting the crew to divert.

At least 12 passengers and 2 crew members suffered minor injuries.

The injured were taken to hospital.

The passengers were later accommodated in a replacement plane.

Flybe Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Belfast City Airport

flybeFlybe flight BE-986 made an emergency landing at Belfast City Airport in Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, on August 19th.

The plane was flying from Southampton, England, when the crew declared an emergency due to a minor technical fault.

The plane landed safely. All 70 people aboard remained unharmed.

British Airways Plane Returns to Heathrow Airport

britishairwaysBritish Airways flight BA-1340 made an emergency landing at Heathrow Airport, London, United Kingdom, on June 12th.

According to the airline, the Airbus A319-100 plane, heading to Leeds, United Kingdom, had to turn back due to a “minor technical issue.”

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Compass Airlines Plane makes Emergency Landing in Utah after Tyre Damage

compassCompass Airlines flight DL-5689 made a safe emergency landing at Denver International Airport, Denver, Colorado, on May 20th.

The Embraer ERJ-175, heading from Utah, to Colorado, was mid-air when the crew reported a blown tyre and requested emergency services on standby.

The plane received minor damage.

All 79 people onboard remained unharmed.

Delta Airlines Plane Struck by Lightning in Utah

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-2421 had to make an emergency landing in Salt Lake City, Utah, on May 21st.

The Boeing 737-900 was flying from Phoenix, Arizona, when lightning struck it, causing minor damage to the nose cone.

The plane landed safely. Everyone aboard remained unharmed.

Allegiant Air Plane Diverts to Florida after Encountering Turbulence; 5 Injured

AllegiantAllegiant Air flight G4-7001 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Fort Lauderdale – Hollywood International Airport, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on May 5th.

The Airbus A319-100, heading from Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, to Pittsburgh, was mid-air above Atlantic Ocean when it encountered turbulence, prompting the plane to divert.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The turbulence caused minor injuries to 5 out of 143 people aboard. The injured were treated at the airport.

Endeavor Air Plane makes Safe Landing in New York after Bird Strike

Endeavor AirEndeavor Air flight 9E-3885/ DL-3885 made a safe landing at LaGuardia Airport, New York, on April 21st.

The Canadair CRJ-900, flying from Madison, Wisconsin, was on approach to New York when a bird impacted the aircraft.

The plane received minor damage.

All people onboard remained unharmed.

Exploits Vallet Air Service Plane makes Hard Landing in Canada

EVASExploits Vallet Air Service flight AC-7804 made a hard landing at Gander International Airport, Canada, on April 20.

The Beech 1900D, flying on behalf of Air Canada, had its nose gear collapsed causing it to skid on its nose to a stop on the runway.

There were 14 passengers and 2 crew members aboard. Three of them were injured.

The plane sustained minor damage.

F-15 Fighter Jet Makes Emergency Landing in Tulsa

An F-15 fighter jet had to make an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport, Oklahoma, on April 14th.

The plane was one of the two returning from a training session at Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho, to Seymour Johnson Air Force Base, North Carolina. Authorities said the pilot decided to divert due to a “minor system malfunction.”

The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported.

Carpatair Plane Overruns Runway in Sweden

CarpatairCarpatair flight 2N-4856 overran the runway after failing to stop before the end of the runway at Gallivare Airport, Gallivare, Sweden, on April 6th.

The Fokker 100, flying from Arvidsjaur, Sweden, had landed on Gallivare’s runway when it could not stop and ended up with its nose gear on soft ground.

The plane received minor damage.

All 55 passengers onboard remained unharmed.

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